Tag: Anthony Foxx

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2016
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Internal emails from Jacksonville Transportation Authority officials to city officials point to more innovations from JTA to solve transportation issues. One such, “Accessible Transportation for All,” proposes to enhance disabled services. “The proposed Accessible Transportation for All Program will expand the number of accessible vehicles available for all transportation providers including traditional transit providers; social […]

Associated PressJune 13, 2016
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Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades, another milestone in President Barack Obama‘s campaign to normalize relations between Cold War foes. The airlines — American, Frontier, JetBlue, Silver Airways, Southwest and Sun Country — were approved by […]

Melissa RossFebruary 8, 2016
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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has said 77 cities have submitted applications for the U.S. Department of Transportation “Smart City Challenge.”  The competition seeks to help medium-sized cities that are experiencing rapid population increases and rapidly growing demands on their transportation infrastructure by fusing data, technology and creativity to shape how people and goods will move in […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 30, 2015
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Internal emails from the Lenny Curry administration spotlight a TIGER grant application from the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. The email, forwarded from Mike Hightower of Holland & Knight to Chief of Staff Kerri Stewart, shows both the purpose of the grant application, and the lobbying strategy that will be employed. The $15.24 million grant application is a “request for a bike, pedestrian […]


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